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Online Seminar: Preparing for overnight hike and Car Camping

  • 12 May 2023
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom Lecture

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Preparing for overnight hike and Car Camping


by Michael Lee


Due to popular requests, I will be giving an online seminar primarily focused on preparation for an overnight hike. Much of the information on car camping applies to Car camping too, except weight and volume is less critical.


The lecture will cover the following topics

  • Why you would want to go hiking?
  • What kind of hiker are you?
  • Endurance and fitness
  • Clothing and footwear for the hike
  • Food, Water and Cookware
  • Sleep Systems
  • Toilets
  • Gadgets to bring
  • Hiking Apps
  • Trail Safety, health and hygiene
  • Comfort items to bring. Games. Books.
  • Other hiking equipment
  • How to pack
  • What is Base Weight vs Total Weight
  • Car camping vs Hiking
  • Preparation for car camping
  • Shelter and Sleep system for car camping
  • Cookware for car camping
  • Food & food storage for car camping
  • Where to find additional resources
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